What does the word direct mean?

Usage examples for direct

  1. After we had got some distance from the main road, into a lane, which led both to my house and to Chester Park- for the former was on the direct way to my lord's- we passed a man on horseback. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. He might have gone direct from the drawing- room to the library, but this he did not remember. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. In the sense to look after, takes a direct object without an interposed to. – The Century Handbook of Writing by Garland Greever Easley S. Jones
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